Lee Levine was born in Greenwood, Mississippi and was educated in the public school system. She joined the band in 7th grade to avoid P.E., and discovered a passion for ensemble music which guided her for the next thirty-five years. A graduate of Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Lee played principal clarinet in Bogota Philharmonic and Nashville Symphony. She’s been an active studio musician and loves chamber music. She is the Development Manager for The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee.